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Skipping Cancer Referral Appointments Linked to Earlier Death
Increasing DTP3 Coverage Tied to Drop in Diphtheria Cases in Under 15s
Medical Students Not Ready to Provide Nutritional Care
Nonphysician Providers Rarely Interpret Diagnostic Images
Cancer Survival Increasing in High-Income Countries
EPA to Phase Out Chemical Testing on Mammals
Spending Up With Treatment in Hospital-Owned Practices
Poverty Rate Drops, but Fewer Americans Have Health Insurance
Hearing Aid Use Tied to Lower Risk for Dementia, Depression, Falls
Racial, Ethnic Underrepresentation Found in Med School Matriculants
Majority of U.S. Doctors Believe ACA Has Improved Access to Care
CDC: Mumps Outbreak Reported in Migrant Detention Facilities
Rozlytrek Approved to Treat Tumors With NTRK Gene Fusion
Certain Dietary Supplements Tied to Dysphagia, Choking in Seniors
GERD Associated With Chronic Temporomandibular Disorder
Advertising Can Promote Interest in Health-Related Research
CDC: Over One-Third of U.S. Youth Exposed to Secondhand Smoke
Non-Hospital-Based Provider-to-Patient Telehealth Use Growing
One-Third of Physicians Will Take 10+ Years to Pay Off Debt
Hearing Loss Increases Risk for Dementia in Taiwanese Individuals
No Evidence for Benefits of Opioids After Pediatric Tonsillectomy
Sleep Apnea Traits May Predict Response to Oral Appliance Tx
Delayed/Foregone Care More Likely for Cancer Survivors With HDHPs
Medicare Spending on Essential Medicines Up 116 Percent From 2011 to 2015
Education Emphasized in Guidelines on Sudden Hearing Loss
Brand-Brand Competition Has Not Cut Prices in Pharma Market
Many Hospitals Lack Sufficient Surgery Volumes
Trump Admin Announces Plan to Allow Drug Imports From Canada
Burnout Symptoms May Up Racial Bias Among Resident Physicians
$70 Million Settlement Reached in Generic Drug Delay Case
National Norms Developed for Assessing Medical School Empathy
Hearing Loss Takes Mental, Social, Physical Toll on Older People
N.C. Man Dies of Brain-Eating Amoeba After Visiting Water Park
Thyroidectomy Complication Rate Down When Surgeon Volume Up
Senate Bill Would Reduce Drug Costs for Seniors
Light Therapy May Prevent Oral Mucositis for Some in Cancer Tx
About One in 20 Patients Exposed to Preventable Harm
Serious Misdiagnosis-Related Harms Mostly Due to 'Big Three'
Feeding Examination Can Avert Surgical Frenotomy Procedures
Capping Work Hours in Residency Does Not Impact Outcomes Later
Medicare Drug Rebate Plan Withdrawn by Trump Administration
Health Care Professionals Exhibit Gender Bias
EHR System-Generated In-Basket Messages Linked to Burnout
Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads Blocked by Judge
LENI Flap Reliable for Nasal Defect Reconstruction
Most U.S. Adults Are Concerned About Antibiotic Resistance
Considerable Number of Patients Receive Surprise Hospital Charges
MSSP ACOs May Not Improve Spending, Quality of Care
Dupixent Approved for Chronic Rhinosinusitis With Nasal Polyps
Americans Concerned About Clinician Burnout
Cancer Survivors Have High Prevalence of Chronic Pain
Septoplasty Beats Nonsurgical Management for Deviated Septum
New England Journal of Medicine Picks New Editor-in-Chief
Health Care Workers With ARIs Often Work While Symptomatic
Surgeons' Unprofessional Behavior Tied to Higher Complication Risk
Drug Makers Challenge New Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads
Head, Facial Injuries From Motorized Scooters on the Rise
HPV16 Antibodies Can Develop Long Before Throat Cancer Diagnosis
Most Providers Unaware of Online Feedback About Themselves
Number of Cancer Survivors Set to Top 22 Million by 2030
Mouth Rinse for HPV DNA May Be Biomarker in Head, Neck Cancer
Access to Health Care Has Little Impact on Longevity
Rapid Cycling Work Roster Improves Resident Sleep Practices
Survey Indicates Physician Misconduct Is Underreported
Young Male Adults Have Lower Cancer Burden Than Women
ACP Issues Position on Response to Physician Impairment
High Costs Associated With Physician Burnout in U.S.
Reading Visit Notes May Improve Medication Management
Vertical Plating Offers Benefit for Mandibular Body Fractures
U.S. Incidence of Pediatric Thyroid Cancer on the Rise
Clinical Drug Diversion Costly to Health Care Organizations
Private Insurers Pay 241 Percent of What Medicare Would Pay
Many Lives Could Be Saved if All Hospitals Had Grade A Rating
Recs Updated for TB Screening, Treatment in Health Care Workers
Smartphone App Could Help Diagnose Ear Infections
Patients Find Note Reading Important for Health Management
Standard Outcome Measures Developed for Pediatric Facial Palsy
Health Professionals Supportive of Medicinal Cannabis
Doctors Aware of Patient Difficulties Affording Medical Care
ACS Sets Goal to Cut Cancer Mortality 40 Percent by 2035
2018 Saw More Employed Physicians Than Self-Employed
CDC: Uninsurance Levels Did Not Change Significantly in 2018
Risk for Cancer Increased in Men, Women With T2DM
Prices Will Soon Be Included in TV Drug Ads
In 2015 to 2016, 45.8 Percent of U.S. Population Used Rx Drugs
External Reference Pricing Could Cut Drug Costs in U.S.
Efforts Needed to Ensure Publication of All Trials
Implementing Surgical Safety Checklist Reduces Mortality
More Than Half of U.S. Adults Have Medical Financial Hardship
Poor Olfaction Tied to Elevated Long-Term Mortality in Seniors
Gender Differences Seen in Adverse Drug Reactions
Loan Forgiveness, Educational Debt May Affect Practice Patterns
National Hand Hygiene Initiative Successful in Australia
Sixty People Charged in Massive Opioid Painkiller Investigation
Hand Hygiene Compliance Poor in Task Transitions
Standardizing Demographics Ups Accuracy of Patient Matching
Foreign Body Ingestions Increasingly Common in Young Children
Prevalence of Extragenital STDs High in Men Who Have Sex With Men
Older Adults With Hearing Loss Have Lower Patient Activation
Domestic Responsibilities Tied to Physician Mothers' Satisfaction
New, Revised Topics Released in ACR Appropriateness Criteria
Americans Borrowed $88 Billion in Past Year to Pay for Health Care
Over-the-Counter Meds Save Health Care System Money
Doctors Unclear on Legal Obligations in Caring for Patients With Disability
Doctors With Malpractice Claims More Likely to Leave Medicine
Hearing Loss Before Age 50 Tied to Higher Substance Use
Douglas County, Colorado, Ranked as Healthiest Community
2019 Residency Match Day Was Largest in History
Many Patients Still Employ Strategies to Reduce Prescription Drug Costs
Overall, Physicians Are Happy and Enjoy Their Lives
Average of 8.8 Inactive Ingredients Found in Oral Medications
Physician Burnout Rate Increased From 2014 to 2017
E-Cigarettes May Threaten Goal of Achieving Tobacco Endgame
Head of National Cancer Institute Named Acting FDA Commissioner
CDC: Most Americans Report Excellent, Good Health
Chest CT May Be Better Than PET/CT for HNSCC Distant Metastasis Evaluation
Preoperative Frailty Linked to Surgical Outcomes, Costs
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb Resigns
FDA Warns Americans Not to Buy Drugs From Canadian Company
Mental Health Disorders Up After Head & Neck Cancer Diagnosis
2014 to 2017 Saw Improvement in Burnout for U.S. Physicians
Most Patients Do Not Disclose Complementary Medicine Use
National Health Spending Set to Increase 5.5 Percent Annually
Vertical Integration Has Little Impact on Quality Measures
Experimental Test May Quickly Diagnose Sepsis
New Kaiser Permanente Medical School Plans to Waive Tuition
Glottic Carcinoma Can Be HPV-Related Disease in Young Adults
Hospital Prices Growing Faster Than Physician Prices
Rates of Osteonecrosis of the Jaw Low for Denosumab-Treated Women
Health Care Spending Per Person Increased to $5,641 in 2017
Many Systematic Reviews Do Not Fully Report Adverse Events
Smaller Germinal Centers Identified in Recurrent Tonsillitis
Johnson & Johnson to Provide Drug Prices in TV Ads
Chronic Rhinosinusitis Linked to Depression, Anxiety
Recommendations Updated for Tonsillectomy in Children
Hearing Loss Linked to Subjective Cognitive Function Decline
Symptom Combos Suggesting Laryngeal Cancer Identified
9/11 Responders May Have Higher Head, Neck Cancer Risk
Report IDs Areas Lacking Good Practice in Health Tech Assessment
FDA Down to 5 Weeks of Funding to Review New Drug Applications
Adoption of Advanced Health IT Capabilities Inconsistent
Suicide Risk Up More Than Fourfold for Cancer Patients
American College of Physicians Releases 7th Edition of Ethics Manual
Study Explores Influence of Genetics, Environment in Disease
Expanding Pharmacist Practice Scope Could Reduce ED Overcrowding
Persistent Opioid Use High in Head, Neck Cancer Patients
Prices Still Explain High U.S. Health Care Spending
Private Equity Acquisition of Physician Practices Discussed
Increase in Brand-Name Drug Cost Mainly Due to Existing Drugs
Many Female Health Care Workers Live in Poverty
Medical Marketing Has Increased in Past 20 Years
Cancer Death Rate in U.S. Decreased Continuously From 1991 to 2016
ACA Coverage Gains Could Erode Without Individual Mandate
Low-Priced Generic Drugs Most Likely to Have Shortages
Initiative Can Cut Gender Gap in Medical School Faculty Salaries
New AAP Guideline Available for Infantile Hemangioma Treatment
Growth in Use of Telemedicine Seen From 2005 to 2017
Affordable Care Act Sign-Ups Higher Than Expected
Pembrolizumab Promising for Metastatic Head, Neck SCC
Exclusion of Doctors From Public Health Insurance Up 2007 to 2017
Cisplatin Superior to Cetuximab for HPV+ Oropharyngeal Cancer
Solriamfetol Feasible for Sleep Apnea-Related Tiredness
Persistent Discrimination ID'd Among Physician Mothers
Medication Errors Resulting in Death Most Common in Elderly
Enrollment Under the Affordable Care Act Down From Last Year
2017 Saw Slowing in National Health Care Spending
U.S. Medical Schools See Increase in Diversity
Paid Childbearing Policies Lacking for Residents
HIT-Related Stress Linked to Burnout Among Physicians
Tap Water in Neti Pot Linked to Death From Brain-Eating Amoeba
Most Insured Patients Not Using Online Portals
Few Physicians Work in Practices That Use Telemedicine
Many Patients Withhold Information From Clinicians
HHS Issues Draft Strategy for Reducing Health IT Burden
Monitoring Movement Reflects Efficacy of Mandibular Splint
Higher-Volume Hospitals Have Better Laryngectomy Outcomes
FDA to Update Medical Device Approvals Process
One in Five Readmitted After Head, Neck Cancer Reconstruction
Four Principles Underlie Patient and Family Partnership in Care
ACA Coverage Substantial, but Did Not Impact Labor Markets
Increased Risk for Oral Cancer With Exposure to High PM2.5
Health Utility Values Improve After Septorhinoplasty
Health Care Costs, Use Up for Untreated Hearing Loss
CDC: 8.8 Percent Uninsured in U.S. in First Half of 2018
Name-Brand Medications Driving Spike in U.S. Drug Spending
Patient Experiences Shed Light on Diagnostic Errors
AMA to Collect Data on Suicide Among Doctors-in-Training
Medicaid Expansion Approved in Three Republican-Leaning States
Sign-Up Season Begins on HealthCare.gov
Head and Neck Cancer Survivors Have Increased Suicide Risk
Financial Conflicts of Interest Prevalent Among CPG Authors
AMA Announces Initiative to Reinvent Physician Training
Many Hospitals Noncompliant With Record Request Regulations
Smoking Associated With Head, Neck Surgery Complications
Trump Administration Announces Plan to Cut Drug Prices
Pace of Change Has Accelerated in Alternative Payment Models
Most Supplements Contain Prohibited Stimulants
White House Unveils New Insurance Option for Small Firms
Light Use of Topical Skin Tx Before Radiotherapy Seems Safe
Limited Evidence for OTC Preps to Treat Nasal Symptoms of Colds
Procurement Requirements Drive Interoperability in Health Care IT
Without Medicaid Expansion, Poor Patients Forgo Medical Care
Active Pharmaceuticals ID'd in >700 Dietary Supplements
Aetna-CVS Merger Approved
Minority Residents Experience Burdens Linked to Race/Ethnicity
FDA Approves Marketing of First User-Fitted Hearing Aid
Industry-Funded Trials Often Involve Employees in Studies
Tips Provided for Budgeting in Medical Residency
Three-Quarters of Health Care Workers Got Flu Shot Last Year
Price Hikes Noted in Small Subset of Generic Drugs
Cancer Risk Varies for Hispanics, Including in Puerto Rico
Uninsured Rate at 8.8 Percent in First Quarter of 2018
For Employer-Based Plans, Spending Across Services Steady
Interviews Can Help Ensure Physician Candidates Fit Culture
Number of Health-Related Data Breaches Increasing
Hyperbaric Oxygen + Standard Tx Benefits Sudden Hearing Loss
Factors Associated With Phantom Odor Identified
More Non-Elderly Americans Uninsured in 2017 Versus 2016
Physicians Often Don't Address Their Burnout
Implementing EMRs Affects Time Spent With Patients in Clinic
Business Degree Increasingly Useful for Doctors
Practices Should Set Rules for Staff Social Media Use
Burnout, Career Choice Regret Prevalent in U.S. Residents
Physician-Group ACOs Generate Medicare Savings
In 2016, Proportion of Uninsured Americans Down to 10 Percent
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